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Definition of motor adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1having an engine; using the power of an engine motor vehicles
  2. 2 connected with vehicles that have engines the motor industry motor oil motor sports
  3. 3(technology) connected with movement of the body that is produced by muscles; connected with the nerves that control movement uncoordinated motor activity motor skills Both motor and sensory functions are affected.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: motor